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is it possible to install ROS indigo along with kinetic

asked 2016-10-08 11:15:30 -0500

Mina gravatar image

updated 2016-10-09 05:33:36 -0500

Hi I'm working on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I already installed ROS kinetic, however, I couldn't find installation for turtlebot on kinetic, only indigo is supported. Can I find a supported installation for kinetic? Also, can I install indigo along with kinetic without collision?

Edit: I was able to install gazebo simulator for turtlebot after long hours, however, every time I try to launch turtlebot_world.launch I get error message as shown in the attached screenshot.image description Thank youimage description

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@Mina Please ask a new question about the simulator, it's a new topic.

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2016-10-09 21:52:04 -0500 )edit

That's alright thank you

Mina gravatar image Mina  ( 2016-10-10 08:24:05 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-10-08 13:56:38 -0500

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updated 2016-10-08 13:59:30 -0500

Indigo is not supported on 16.04 Xenial.

Please see the supported platforms in REP 3

Indigo can be installed from source side by side with Kinetic on Xennial if you're willing to do a little debugging. Most dependencies have not changed miuch so it generally will work.

Most TurtleBot packages are released and available on Kinetic:

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many of them written (branch:indigo) next to the source, should they work with kinetic? Also, I don't know how to install these packages after cloning them from github, can you help with that please? Thanks

Mina gravatar image Mina  ( 2016-10-09 03:16:09 -0500 )edit

Directions for installing from source are here:

You should also read up on the ROS tutorials related to maintaining workspaces:

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2016-10-09 21:55:07 -0500 )edit

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